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Types of Gifts

There are many ways to give to Manhattan Christian College.  As a donor, you have the opportunity to tailor your method of giving so it suits your needs.  Each type of gift makes an impact on current and future students of Manhattan Christian College.

Cash, Check, or Credit Card
The simplest method of giving is through an outright gift of cash.  If you are interested in making a gift in this way, you may mail a check to the college at 1415 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.  If you are interested in making an online gift, you may do so anytime.  GIVE NOW

Matching Gifts
Many corporations match their employees’ gifts to Manhattan Christian College with an equal or greater corporate contribution.  Information on matching gifts is usually available through a company human resource department.

Gifts of Securities (Stocks)
Gifts of appreciated stocks or bonds entitle a contributor to two income tax benefits:  avoidance of capital gains, and the use of the security’s fair market value on the date of the gift for the income tax charitable deduction.

Gifts of Real Estate
You may donate a residence, farmland, or other real estate to Manhattan Christian College.  Gifts of real estate may offer considerable tax savings.  The gift can be made immediately available to the College or you may wish to donate the property but retain use of it for your lifetime.  REQUEST INFORMATION

Gifts of Life Insurance
Individual life insurance policies, either new or no longer needed, may be transferred to Manhattan Christian College.  The College may then become the owner and beneficiary to receive an income tax deduction or MCC may simply be named as a beneficiary of a policy.  REQUEST INFORMATION

Gifts In Kind
Works of art, rare books, equipment and furnishings that further the mission of Manhattan Christian College may also be donated with approval.  The allowable deduction for a gift of such property depends upon its related use and appraised value.  REQUEST INFORMATION

Bequest
A bequest or will is the most frequently utilized method of support in America.  Bequest affords a way for you to express your specific philanthropic wishes.  A bequest can include a specific dollar amount, a percentage of the estate or a specific asset.  REQUEST INFORMATION

Trust
In a trust arrangement, property is held by a trustee for the benefit of another.  The trustee holds legal title to the property and the beneficiary is the institution who is benefitted.  There are a variety of trust types:  irrevocable trust, revocable trust, living trust, and testamentary trust.  REQUEST INFORMATION